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BAR-LE-DUC FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Country:
France
Locality:
Meuse
Identified Casualties:
7
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
5.1793
Latitude:
48.76773

Location Information

Bar-le-Duc is a town about 86 kilometres west of Nancy. The French National Cemetery lies on the eastern side of the town and on the south side of the communal cemetery. The seven Commonwealth graves are situated in the north-western part of the Cemetery.

Historical Information

Bar-le-Duc was the starting-point of the "Voie Sacree" to Verdun. The French National Cemtery was begun during the First World War and contains the graves of more than 3,000 French soldiers, most of whom died in the town's hospitals

The cemetery also contains seven Commonwealth burials of the First World War.